Calls for proposals

Researcher Project for Scientific Renewal

Application deadline
02
Feb 2022

Funding is intended to support scientific renewal and development in research that can help to advance the research front. This call targets researchers who have demonstrated the ability to conduct research of high scientific quality and applies to all disciplines and research areas.

Planned
Ground-breaking research
Oceans
Education and competence
Climate and polar research
Health
Global development and international relations
Welfare, culture and society
Petroleum
Samisk

Researcher Project for Young Talents

Application deadline
02
Feb 2022

Funding is intended to give talented young researchers under the age of 40 in all disciplines and thematic areas the opportunity to pursue their ideas and lead a research project.

Planned
Ground-breaking research
Oceans
Climate and polar research

Three-year Researcher Project with International Mobility

Application deadline
02
Feb 2022

The purpose of this call is to increase international mobility and promote career development among researchers at an early stage in their careers, as well as to facilitate knowledge transfer to research groups in Norway.

Planned
Ground-breaking research

Collaborative Project on Digital Security and Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Application deadline
Open-ended

The objective of this call is to generate new knowledge in the thematic areas digital security and artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous systems. The work will advance the research front, ensure essential competence-building and create new opportunities for people and society in the short and long term.

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Enabling technologies

Collaborative Project to Meet Societal and Industry-related Challenges

Application deadline
09
Feb 2022

The purpose of this call is to develop new knowledge and generate research competence needed by society or the business sector to address important societal challenges.

Planned
Oceans
Education and competence
Health
Welfare, culture and society
Enabling technologies
Democracy, administration and renewal
Energy, transport and low emissions
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Petroleum

Knowledge-building Project for Industry

Application deadline
09
Feb 2022

The purpose of this call is to develop new knowledge and generate research competence needed by society or the business sector to address important societal challenges.

Planned
Energy, transport and low emissions
Petroleum

Collaborative Project in Global Health

Application deadline
09
Feb 2022

The purpose of this call for proposals is to support research on health improvements for disadvantaged populations in low- and lower-middle income countries (LLMICs). The research must be relevant to Sustainable Development Goal 3 ‘Good health for all’ and its targets. The call is open to approved Norwegian research organisations in effective collaboration with relevant actors from public sector bodies, non-governmental organisations and/or other private organisations.

Planned
Health
Global development and international relations

Pre-projects to Mobilise Trade and Industry for Research

Application deadline
Open-ended

The objective of this call is to encourage more companies with little or no experience in research and development (R&D) to incorporate research into their innovation activity.

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Trade and industry

Industrial PhD Scheme – Doctoral Projects in Industry

Application deadline
Open-ended

The Research Council has established the Industrial PhD Scheme to boost research efforts and long-term competence-building for Norwegian trade and industry through the recruitment of doctoral candidates.

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Trade and industry
Natural science and technology

Public Sector PhD Project – Doctoral Project in the Public Sector

Application deadline
Open-ended

Public sector bodies may apply for funding for a Public Sector PhD project. A Public Sector PhD project involves collaboration between a public sector body and a degree-conferring institution. The doctoral project must be based on an issue of relevance to the public body and must be carried out by an employee.

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Policy and government administration areas
Natural science and technology

Innovation Camp – Registration of Pre-projects

Application deadline
Open-ended

This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.

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Land-based food, the environment and bioresources

Innovation Project for the Industrial Sector 2022

Application deadline
Open-ended

This is a notification of the upcoming call for proposals. The Innovation Project is to lead to renewal and sustainable value creation for the project’s business partners. Funding should also generate socioeconomic benefits by making new knowledge and solutions available.

Planned
Oceans
Enabling technologies
Energy, transport and low emissions
Industry and services
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Petroleum

Demonstration Project for the Industrial Sector 2022

Application deadline
Open-ended

This is a notification of the upcoming call for proposals. A Demonstration Project is to strengthen companies’ own efforts to demonstrate new technology for applications with major socio-economic benefits.

Planned
Oceans
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Petroleum

Proof-of-Concept Project – Research Commercialisation from Publicly Funded Research

Application deadline
Open-ended

The purpose of a Proof-of-Concept Project is to reduce the project’s uncertainty relating to technology and the market.

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Trade and industry
Health
Enabling technologies

Qualification Project (former Milestone Project) – Research Commercialisation from Publicly Funded Research

Application deadline
Open-ended

The purpose of a Qualification Project is to undertake initial investigations into the commercial potential of research results.

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Trade and industry
Health

Student Entrepreneurship

Application deadline
16
Mar 2022

The purpose of the STUD-ENT scheme is to strengthen the entrepreneurship culture in the university and university college sector in Norway by encouraging students to use the knowledge they have attained from their studies to start new, successful businesses.

Planned
Trade and industry
Commercialisation

Support for events

Application deadline
Open-ended

Support for events is available to approved Norwegian research organisations, companies, public entities, non-governmental organisations and groups of such entities in order to better equip them to organise conferences, workshops and seminars. Funding may also be granted for international conferences when the Norwegian applicant is the main...

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Internationalisation
Oceans
Education and competence
Climate and polar research
Health
Enabling technologies
Energy, transport and low emissions
Industry and services
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources

Funding for Research Stays Abroad for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows

Application deadline
Open-ended

The objective of the scheme is to increase the number of younger researchers who conduct a research stay abroad. International experience is important in building a career as a researcher. It helps to strengthen Norwegian research by increasing expertise and bringing new knowledge to projects. It expands networks and thereby provides Norwegian...

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Internationalisation

Funding for Research Stays Abroad for Researchers

Application deadline
Open-ended

The purpose of this call is to encourage a greater number of researchers to conduct a research stay abroad and to increase international collaboration. International experience is important for building a career as a researcher. It increases expertise and expands networks, providing Norwegian research with greater opportunity to access the...

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Internationalisation
Ground-breaking research
Oceans
Education and competence
Climate and polar research
Health
Welfare, culture and society
Enabling technologies
Energy, transport and low emissions

Funding for Research Stays in Norway for Visiting Researchers

Application deadline
Open-ended

The purpose of this call is to create a framework to encourage more international collaboration.

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Internationalisation
Oceans
Education and competence
Climate and polar research
Health
Welfare, culture and society
Enabling technologies
Energy, transport and low emissions

Support for Travel to Expand Industry-oriented R&D Cooperation with Countries Outside the EU/EEA

Application deadline
Open-ended

The purpose of this call is to identify potential partners for future international, industry-oriented projects. Support may be sought for travel to any country outside the EU/EEA.

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Internationalisation

Borrow a Researcher

Application deadline
Open-ended

The “Borrow a Researcher” scheme is to increase cooperation between companies and the R&D community. It is designed for small and medium-sized enterprises that need greater in-house research competence for a given period and for researchers who wish to learn more about challenges in the business sector and provide assistance to R&D efforts in companies.

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Trade and industry

Communication and Dissemination of Climate Research

Application deadline
Open-ended

This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.

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Communication and dissemination
Climate and polar research
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources

Nomination for Two Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions in Japan

Application deadline
07
Dec 2021

The JSPS Mobility Programme seeks to establish and expand contact between Norwegian and Japanese research institutions. The Norwegian research organisation applies on behalf of the nominee/candidate.

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Internationalisation

Support for Events Focused on the Functioning of the Financial Market and Ethical Awareness

Application deadline
Open-ended

Support for events that focus on the functioning of financial markets and that will promote greater understanding of relevant ethical issues in this area. Applications must clearly demonstrate that the project is of relevance in relation to the purpose of the Finance Market Fund.

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Policy and government administration areas
Humanities and social sciences

SKATTEFUNN Tax Deduction Scheme for Companies with Research and Development Projects

Application deadline
Open-ended

The SkatteFUNN Tax Deduction Scheme is a rights-based tax deduction scheme designed to stimulate research and development (R&D) activities in Norwegian companies.

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Supporting the protection of biodiversity and ecosystems across land and sea

Application deadline 1
30
Nov 2021

Scientists from 33 countries are invited to form international consortia to do research on how to preserve biological diversity on land and at sea.

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Oceans
Climate and polar research
Health
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources

CHANSE Transformations: Social and Cultural Dynamics in the Digital Age

Application deadline 2
07
Dec 2021

CHANSE will support new and innovative research into the workings, meaning and consequences of transformations and innovations in the present digital age, viewed through the lens of the social and cultural dynamics. Every proposal must demonstrate a strong European dimension, i.e. investigating the changes taking place / affecting Europe as a whole, or at the level of a European country, city, community, etc. However, the call text does not preclude comparison with or investigation into other regions.

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Education and competence
Global development and international relations
Welfare, culture and society
Enabling technologies
Humanities and social sciences
Industry and services

Call for Expert Working Groups 2021: The Impact Of Covid-19 on Neurodegenerative Disease Research

Application deadline
14
Dec 2021

The aim of this call is to establish a number of ambitious, innovative, multi-disciplinary and multinational expert Working Groups to discuss research strategies that concern the impact of COVID-19 on the development and progression of neurodegenerative disease as well as on the care of patients with neurodegenerative diseases.

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Health
Life science

Accelerating the heating and cooling transition

Application deadline 2
31
Jan 2022

Funding for international research collaboration on innovative solutions for the development of new thermal energy solutions.

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ERA-NET BlueBio Cofund Second Additional Call

Application deadline 2
21
Feb 2022

ERA-NET BlueBio Cofund announces EUR 8 million in resource management, market and socio-economic aspects and value chains in the blue bioeconomy.

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Oceans
Enabling technologies

Prevention in Personalised Medicine

Application deadline 1
17
Feb 2022

The call aims to foster research on prevention in personalised medicine.

Planned
Health